Luca Scarlini is essayist, playwright, storyteller. After having taught at the Accademia di Brera and in many other Italian and foreign institutions , he currently teachs at the IED in Milan and writes for the Teatro Regio, Torino, and for many other theatre and music institutions in Italy and Europe. In the past he collaborated with Rai Radio3 and writed about the relationship between music and society. Among his books we have to remind: La musa inquietante (Cortina), Equivoci e miraggi (Rizzoli), D’Annunzio a Little Italy (Donzelli), Lustrini per il regno dei cieli (Bollati Boringhieri). Recently he wrote Un paese in ginocchio (Guanda) e Sacre sfilate (Guanda).